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this, we had the cac going for six years now, and i want to acknowledge jim lacerous who has been a member has termed out it has been a member and served as at chair for the entire six years to date. so his participation is appreciated. we had a great response to our interest for applicants this year and we had a total of 19 applications and virtually without exception, the candidates brought a wealth of experience in multiple areas of which we are looking for on our cac. if you are not familiar our cac is 15 members, and each of these 15 seats is designated to have a specific area of interest or representation including a bicycle advocate and a disabled advocate and a representative from labor, a resident of district six and almost without exception, people brought a breadth of experience to the applications. we have a total of 7 recommendations brought to you today. and including three returning members and four new members to the cac. and two of the new applicants are here today, and they would be available to speak if you would like to. and if you have any other questions, i w
area? >> and there is a study that -- about half of silicon valley tech companies were founded by jim brants -- immigrants and that decreased to 44% in recent years and the company, the immigrants say that is because of the restrictions and the backlog that they face. so, i mean, there is a history. a recent history of jim brants -- immigrants making a big difference in invasion and whether -- in innovation, whether more reeseas would be to more innovation, it's hard to say and generally, hoping for an open system where pomp are -- people are able to come. >> they would like no controls if they had their ways, right in. >> no controls. >> that would be interesting and this is going to be, the tech guys are putting their money into this as well. >> yeah, and those are companies in everyone's lives. facebook, google, instagram even and i think that appeals to the republicans and democrats. and you can see if you listen to any of the congressional hearings the last few weeks, they're always name dropping silicon valley and companies founded by immigrants. >> and that is going to be inter
different animal. and i've talked to my counterpart down there, jim feather stone. they're having problems even with their bay web project and they got a lot more money through mtia through the federal grants for their bay web project or their dtoc project rather than we did. and they've already gone out to bid twice -- throw during the third time to bring on a vendor to help them build out the system and they have not been able to yet. >> and i appreciate your point around needing the budget that is transparent. and again, this is why i've asked to bring this in front of this budget committee. as you know, this is the first time we've had a public discussion on this topic. and from my perspective, we've been having discussions at coit. it's been difficult to get to the bottom of what we're doing. so, i do look forward to continuing the conversations about how we can all work together to get this done right. >> i only have a couple more slides. i'm almost through. i wanted to show you what the anticipated schedule is. so, again, i mentioned before, bay web 2015 build out, that's by septemb
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